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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
president bill clinton weighed in on the health care law i while ago, saying that the president should keep his pledge on if you like your you -- insurance you should keep it. was interviewed yesterday and asked about why he made those comments. [video clip] is it because you are setting the way for mrs. clinton to run? our problems with obamacare limited to the website? the answer to the first question is no. first of all, i said nothing about this. not one word until the president himself spoke. it was obvious to me, listening him, that he wanted the feel that hele to had kept his commitment and that understand that he in all of ther policies that were in existence on the day he signed the health care law. he did not take over the insurance industry. thanxample, today, less 20% of those 11 million policies exist in the individual insurance market even existed when president obama signed the bill. i was trying to be supportive of him. can findhink you anybody in america who has worked harder for his reelection or support of this bill or went his way to explain the bill to the a
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
. the financial modernization act clintonate 90's, that is totally teflon on this. he signed that into law them and this is a prime market, was less than 10% of the market in the year 2000. and then people would have you believe that the ghost of the carter administration somehow rose up in the community redevelopment act, and worse them to take the prime up from 10% and increase exponentially after that law was signed into effect. the other problem with the deal with this whole mess is when they tried to deal with the debt, and the crash, and tried to get the government back on some sort of funding, you started to hear this argument that the downgrade to our credit was because we did not deal with our debt. the downgrade in the credit is the gridlock dealing with the debt rate these arguments that people make that right into our history where they make an alternate parallel universe where does the car demonstration and the debt -- going back to the original point that glass- steagall in some ways led to i think that is a legitimate argument because it did it anyway unleash the bank's.
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
presidents carter, clinton, and george w. bush honoring nelson mandela. we're going to begin with your comments and calls on a recent survey. a pew research study indicating power has declined. join in on the conversation, the lines -- you can join us on our social media, send us a tweet or send us an e-mail, . or join us on facebook. let's begin with a look at some of the newspapers. front page of "the washington post" has a scene from johannesburg. nelson mandela began the journey from tribal air to revolutionary icon. this from inside "the new york times," -- details from inside "the new york times." there is a new poll we want to draw your attention to. it essentially looks at the role we play in the world. here are some of the details -- support for u.s. global engagement is already nearing historic low and has fallen further. the public thinks that the nation does too much to solve world problems, and increasing percentages want the u.s. to "mind its own business internationally" and pay attention here at home. researcher from pew is joining us live on the
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
morning. a former clinton aide is expected to join obama at the white house as an aid. president obama attending funeral services and a celebration of the life of nelson mandela in south africa today. "the new appearing in york times." host: he is expected to help on matters of health care law and executive action. back to the phones. john on our line for democrats. thank you for calling the "washington journal." caller: i am single, no dependents. it feels good to contribute. there are a lot of people not contributing. what is the tax base? whatever a millionaire makes now. about 50% of my gross income on unemployment. that is not a living wage. i amon as i am laid off, hitting the bricks looking for a new job. i like what i do. a lot of people live in urban areas and nobody taught them how to work. the jobs are not there. out of thed walk factory and a few days later he would have a job. host: what do you think the government can do to bring back hope to teach them how to get jobs again? churches andthe leaders that need to do that. when i was going on construction sites, people were
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
for hillary clinton in particular if she runs for president. correctly thist was a country of libya the united states and benghazi in , that the united states put its military resources into to try to help and for it to turn around so quickly and become a place where an american ambassador and three others were killed, it has to be seen as a row problem for the administration and the secretary -- state of the time, hillary clinton. i do something she will have to explain repeatedly if she runs for office. >> this issue of legacy rights on twitter. -- >> i think it is fair. what has begins to look at its own legacy. the president begins to look ahead and count years and months. what does he most want to be remembered for by the time he leaves office? mind in the white house particular. i think oscar race is a good point. you cannot sum up his legacy yet, certainly. to be is important mindful of the way the presidency, his remaining time in office, and what he most wants to achieve their it >> your colleague in his piece from yesterday talking about this exact subject, talks about wha
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
of clinton's surplus they have extended that. he got caught in an economic bind and he helped out the bankers. what he is doing with the insurance company are trying to do is trying to use free enterprise to regulate and turn the insurance companies who, by andway, are scam artists, turned them into a regulated utility and set some rules for the game and all the subsidies are going to the insurance companies. obviously, he's got to keep them from profiteering by putting a limit out so if they have a higher overhead than 20% they have to repay the money. well, we are trying to get people health insurance. and got thes in it pharmacy going and they put in the rule that the government can't negotiate pharmacy prices -- i go to the v.a. and i get my prescriptions which are modest. i have a reflux problem. i get my drugs at the v.a. at extremely reasonable prices. my girlfriend is in medicaid advantage and she is getting raked over the coals for her pharmacy and prescriptions. i'll take any question you have, but obama is muscular in the military, he is helping the banks, he's giving t
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
clinton who issued a statement yesterday afternoon. the world has lost one of its most important leaders and one of its finest human beings. hillary, chelsea and i have lost a true friend. his three will remember nelson mandela as a champion for human dignity and freedom for peace and reconciliation. cecelia, georgia, gore morning -- good morning to you. good morning. i wanted to say how much, how very much i was moved by the activity, black-and-white people dancing for joy, for a soul that all ongoingtant to quests for justice and freedom in this world. thank you nelson mandela. thank you everyone who sees there is more to humanity than the color of your skin. thank you. that is all i want to say. host: thank you for the call. "the new york times." nelson mandela, the man who led a people to anti-apartheid. he did not achieve this on his own. the movement he led, the african african national congress was sustained by lesser-known activists and martyrs, many of them did not live to see the day of victory they had dreamed of for so long. usa today has a number of tributes from wor
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
service for nelsen mandela. four u.s. presidents will attend including bill clinton and jimmy carter. the service is being held at johannesburg, the site of the 2010 world cup. george h w bush is the only living former president who will not attend the event. he is no longer able to travel long distances. . nelson mandela died last week at the age of 95. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences, and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we're c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. and now, you can watch us in h.d. >> the wireline world is the central security or system of our country. it is the veins and arteries that connect what is now the information economy in the united states. we are seeing data traffic increase at the rate of 40% per year. it connects
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